The British Army Regts that were based in Caledon during WW2 are: 1. Cameroon Regt 2. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry - K.O.Y.L.I 3. 1/5th Leicestershire Regt 4. The Wiltshire Regt 5. The Royal Warwickshire Regt 6. R. A. F.
British Army Soldiers of the 1/5th leicestershire Regt in Lord Caledon's yard 1941.
A Sgt Of the Wiltshire Regt at Derrycontone Caledon 1941,note lord Caledon's wall in the background.
The foundation bases of the Nissen Huts at the top of Caledon Main street,photograph taken in 1980.Foundation's now dug up and gone.This was one of the main camp areas for all the troop's during the war.
The whole Camp area at the top of caledon main street ,to the left of the Nissen hut foundations you can also see the old cookhouse.
Pictures of the Wiltshire Regt and the 1/5th Leicestershire Regt taken in Caledon during 1940.
A nice Airgraph sent to Mrs Lawson from a soldier from the 2nd Bn Wiltshire Regt during ww2. The Airgraph was the same system as the U.S Armed Forces V-Mail during the war.
Three soldiers of the 1/5th Leicestershire Regt in the Caledon area 1940. The sloder on the right is wearing two Gas Brassards on his arms and notice the pre ww2 webbing he is wearing.